AIME 2020 releases final teaser video

Asia Pacific Incentives & Meetings Event (AIME) has released its final teaser video ahead of the events 2020 edition.

AIME Leaders Forum returns for 2020 in Melbourne

World-renowned adviser on cities and new industries Professor Greg Clark and Genevieve Leclerc, Co-founder and CEO of #Meet4Impact, head the speakers list for the 2020 AIME Leaders Forum.

Positive ROI top of mind for AIME 2020

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME), the Melbourne show organised by Talk2 Media and Events, is putting return on investment for 2020 top of mind. Latest figures from the organisers reveal 48% of hosted buyers attending have more than 20 events that need business fulfilled for the year ahead, with 45% confirming annual event budgets of over A$1m (US$690,000). A further 22% have confi...

AIME launches Associations Round Table

The invitation-only roundtable will connect event professionals in the association sector with discussions and workshops.

AIME 2020 Knowledge Exchange theme announced

Organisers of Australia’s Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME), to be held in Melbourne 17–19 February 2020, have announced the theme for the tradeshow’s 2020 Knowledge Exchange will be inspiring communities to connect through authentic learning experiences and human-centred interactions. While not exactly tripping of the tongue, the theme is part of a plan to evolve the show’s progra...

AIME to diversify for 2020 and predicts 50% jump in hosted buyer numbers

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME), the annual Melbourne-based MICE industry tradeshow, has announced a mission to bring more diversity in business to the Asia Pacific region.

In conversation: AIME’s new management

Talk2 Media took over the running of AIME 2019 for the first edition in March. CEO Matt Pearce spoke to CMW in Melbourne about the huge effort involved.

New-look AIME opens in Melbourne

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) opened its doors 18 February 2019 for the first show under its new management. Jay Martens, Event Director, Talk2 Media & Events, commented: “AIME has been at the heart of the business events industry in the Asia Pacific region. For many, the event was the start of their careers, in a transformative industry that touches so many of us. AIME 201...

MCEC ready to take AIME

Australasia’s largest gathering of buyers and exhibitors in the meetings and events industry returns to Melbourne, 18-20 February for AIME. Host venue again is Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC). AIME takes a new direction for 2019, with Talk2 Media & Events delivering the event for the first time since the exit of Reed as organiser. MCEC Chief Executive, Peter King says this wi...

AIME to serve up Asia Pacific Street Food Festival

Australia’s industry tradeshow AIME, will offer up an Asia Pacific Street Food Festival backdrop (along with the Yarra River) for its main networking evening, 19 February, for hosted buyers, local attendees and suppliers. The networking night will be held along South Wharf Promenade and AIME attendees will be able to walk off the show floor and into a private networking event. The event, it is hop...

AIME trains new vision on sustainability with new partnerships for 2019 event

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has announced partnerships with companies set to champion sustainability at the 2019 event in Melbourne, 18-20 February. The partnerships will see green initiatives showcased by host venue Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC), while stand designers Decorative Events & Exhibitions (DE&E) will produce new innovative exhibitor s...

Luxury travel experiences to showcase at AIME 2019

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME), the leading meetings and conventions event in the region, has announced a series of premier global luxury travel exhibitors who will showcase their venues and destinations at the 2019 event. Exhibitors confirmed to lead the premium line-up include One & Only Resorts, winner of the Travel & Leisure 2018 World’s Best Award; Daydream Island R...